CULLUD WATTAH and Public Theater Summer Season Cancelled, “Ghostwriter” with Amadi Chapata Temporarily Available to Stream Free on AppleTV+, and more

Check out these Tony Awards throwbacks: the cast of Leap of Faith performing at the 2012 ceremony, and the casts of Pippin and Annie (with Jane Lynch) performing in 2013! #YoungBway10

The Public Theater has unfortunately cancelled their production of Cullud Wattah this summer, along with its summer programming through August 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.

Now for a limited time, you can stream “Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), on AppleTV+ for free! Find out more in the Los Angeles Times.

“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been,” a 54 Below concert with Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story), will stream on April 22nd at 6:30pm EST! Get more information from the Times Square Chronicles.

Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet) appeared in her first Acapop! KIDS video: a cover of “Kids,” originally performed by One Republic!

Alumni Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia), and Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) appeared in Rising Talent Magazine’s virtual concert today!

The cast of Flying Over Sunset had a Zoom party on what was their originally scheduled opening night! Check out these photos:

Here’s a brand new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Luke Naphat (Trevor)!

Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars, Dream Street) and her siblings took part in last night’s “Disney Family Singalong”! Check out this clip:

Tess Murphy (Waitress) appeared on NBC Nightly News this week!

Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) live-streamed a concert on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account yesterday!

Thank you to Emma Grace Berardelli (White Christmas tour) and Emily Jewel Hoder (Les Miserables tour) for their messages for our 10th anniversary! #YoungBway10

And check out this throwback from the kids of The Lion King!

Young Broadway’s 10th Anniversary Virtual Concert Streams on YouTube, New Episode of Joshua Turchin’s “The Early Night Show,” and more!

Tonight, we are celebrating 10 years online with a benefit concert for The Actors Fund! There is an incredible lineup of performers, and their performances in the concert earlier tonight are already available on our YouTube channel. Watch HERE, and be sure to donate to The Actors Fund and Actors’ Equity’s Curtain Up Fund HERE, or on Facebook!

We’re also reflecting on 2020 so far and what’s to come, including Mrs. Doubtfire, Sing Street, Caroline, Or Change, and Trevor!

The newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is now available on BroadwayWorld.com, featuring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Christian Harmston, and Alex Vacchiano!

Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen) live-streamed a concert on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street and Flying Over Sunset!




Mark Aguirre’s Birthday, Broadway to Remain Closed through June 7 and BEETLEJUICE Officially Closed, WHISPER HOUSE Cancels Off-Broadway Run at 59E59, and more

Happy belated birthday to Mark Aguirre (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Mark!

Broadway will remain closed through June 7th due to coronavirus. Find out more on Broadway.com.

This means that Beetlejuice has officially played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre. Producers are still considering a move to another theater, but final decisions won’t be made until Broadway reopens. Happy Trails to Presley Ryan and the company of Beetlejuice; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

For now, you can go inside a typical day at Beetlejuice with Presley, courtesy of Inside Edition! Presley also got a shout-out recently in New York Magazine.

Unfortunately, the Off-Broadway production of Whisper House at 59E59 Theaters has also been canceled. To Wyatt Cirbus and the rest of the team, we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Take a look at footage from their final dress rehearsal:

And see what the cast had to say about working on this production on ExtendedPlay.TheCivilians.org!

The Drama Desk Awards have announced that they are going online and will remain on schedule. Get more information on Playbill.com.

Continuing our walk down memory lane, 2014 at Young Broadway Actor News saw productions of Violet and Les Miserables, as well as plays like Act One and Mothers and Sons!

In 2015, we had a jam-packed year, including welcoming Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, and the recent revival of The King and I to Broadway!

In 2016, new shows like Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, and A Bronx Tale debuted, and Falsettos returned to Broadway!

Check back here tomorrow to find out the guests who will join our special 10th anniversary concert! #YoungBway10

Tonight, watch Caroline Basu (School of Rock) guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy”!

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It’s finally here!! Make sure to watch @greysabc this Thursday 4/9 @ 9EST/8CST to see me in the season finale! I feel so lucky to have gotten to film this amazing episode (directed by the fabulous @deborahmpratt ) right before Grey’s shut down production because of the coronavirus. 🦠 Thank you to @take3talent and @natashamatallanamarken for making this possible and to @shondarhimes and @therealdebbieallen for having me. It was such an honor to get to act with my TV dad @raoulbhaneja and @deedeemagnohallofficial and to meet @camillaluddington @richardfloodofficial and @ijessewilliams who were all so nice and welcoming. And, lastly, thanks to @legacyeffects for making a fake me. #greysanatomy #daya #seasonfinale #take3talent #abc

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Victoria Collett (Waitress) will recur on the latest season of “The Last O.G.,” which began earlier this week!

The Broadway production of Frozen is taking more video submissions from members of Actors’ Equity. Get more details HERE. If you are not a union member, you can submit for Young Anna and Young Elsa HERE.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire got together virtually on their original opening night date for a digital run-through of the show and a “faux-pening” celebration!

And they weren’t the only ones–the cast of Caroline, Or Change also held a virtual opening night party on their originally-scheduled opening night:

Check out new episodes of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor) below and on BroadwayWorld.com! One episode features Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Addison Valentino, and Daniel Dunlow; the other includes Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Lily Brooks O’Briant, and Alexa Lasanta.

Also, Joshua Turchin will chat with Camp Broadway about his career so far, this Friday!

Here’s the schedule of online classes from Broadway Babysitters this week!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni including Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle), and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s recent virtual cabaret! Watch here:

Check out “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and the Evan Hansens of Broadway, the U.S. national tour, and the West End on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Trevor, Whisper House, Flying Over Sunset, and Tina!




Young Broadway Actor News Hosting 10th Anniversary Online Concert, Eleanor Koski Livestreaming on (YOUNG)’s Instagram Account Today, and more!

We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10

In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!

And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor), featuring Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire), and Anya Jimenez!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Bedwetter, The Lion King, Flying Over Sunset, and more!








Charlie Tassone’s Birthday, Presley Ryan and Sydney Lucas on “Stars in the House,” and more!

Happy birthday to Charlie Tassone (Frozen)! We hope you had a great day, Charlie!

Presley Ryan and her Beetlejuice co-stars stopped by “Stars in the House” earlier today, and Sydney Lucas reunited with her Fun Home castmates on the show this evening! Find out more:

Jordan Cole (School of Rock) performed on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account as part of “(YOUNG) Live From Your Living Room” tonight!

Also tonight, numerous alumni and current Broadway kids performed in Kids of the Arts’ online “Lyrics for Life” concert! Performers included Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Sami Bray (The Bedwetter), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter), Noelle Hogan (Ladyship), Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie), Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet), Joy Kate Lawson (A Little Princess), Suri Marrero (Frozen), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE, Number the Stars), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Amanda Swickle (Tink!), Stephanie Ticas (The Gold), Elliana Walmsley (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live), Violet Young (Number the Stars), and Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June). Visit KOTAProductions.com for more information!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Sing Street, Flying Over Sunset, The Bedwetter, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!






FLYING OVER SUNSET To Reopen This Fall, “In the Heights” Film Postponed, and more

Flying Over Sunset will reopen this fall! Get more information from Lincoln Center Theater’s website.

The film adaptation of In the Heights has been postponed. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Katie Beth Hall (The Hard Problem) guest starred on last night’s episode of “Better Call Saul”!

Broadway Jackbox with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned tonight, with stars from Beetlejuice, Company, and Mrs. Doubtfire! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen and Trevor!




FLYING OVER SUNSET Postpones Performances, “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman Sets Regular Airtimes on Twitch, and more

Flying Over Sunset has postponed performances. Keep an eye on our page for updates!

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will now air on Tuesdays and Fridays at 6pm EST on Twitch! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out the newest episode of “The Early Night Show,” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and special guests Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and Olivia DeAmicis!

Watch Luke Naphat (Trevor) review the Zing Hyperstrike toy!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Trevor, Frozen, and Caroline, Or Change!





Broadway Goes Dark and Off-Broadway Cancels and Suspends Shows Due to Coronavirus, and more

Please see below for a list of shows, performances, and auditions that have either been cancelled or suspended due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and get more details on each show at the links provided:

Cancelled:

Suspended:

  • All Broadway shows, through April 12th. Of our featured shows, this includes:
    • Beetlejuice
    • Caroline, Or Change, which was scheduled to begin previews March 13th
    • Flying Over Sunset, which was scheduled to begin previews tonight, March 12th
    • Frozen
    • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    • The Inheritance, which was scheduled to close this weekend
    • The Lion King
    • Mrs. Doubtfire, which was in previews and was scheduled to open April 5th
    • Sing Street, which was scheduled to begin previews March 26th
  • Whisper House (along with other shows playing at 59E59) will resume performances on April 1st

Other News

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) has joined the upcoming Ragtime benefit concert! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out this promo for Trevor, and get tickets; previews begin April 7th!

Presley Ryan took part in a special post-show talkback Q&A at Beetlejuice with current Girl Scouts!

And check out these photos from Unknown Soldier, Whisper House, and Flying Over Sunset:

Photo Credit: Playwrights Horizons

Photo Credit: Hunter Canning

FLYING OVER SUNSET Announces Digital Lottery Policy, ANASTASIA To Become Available for Licensing in Schools, and more!

Flying Over Sunset has announced a digital lottery policy! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Anastasia will soon be available for licensing in schools across North America! Find out more on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Flying Over Sunset, Tina, Trevor, and “From Dreams to Broadway”!







Jayden Theophile’s Birthday, Korinne Tetlow, Viva Boresi, and Allie Trimm Cast in ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME in Chicago, and more!

Happy birthday to Jayden Theophile (Tina)! We hope you had a great day, Jayden!

Congratulations to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), Viva Boresi, and alum Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie), who have been cast in the Broadway-bound Once Upon A One More Time! The show will play Chicago this spring, with Korinne as Little Girl, Viva as the standby for Little Girl, and Allie as Little Mermaid. Read the full announcement HERE.

Oresteia will play Off-Broadway at Park Avenue Armory this summer, and they are casting kids! Get information on the EPA on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

The Broadway production of Frozen is holding an Equity Principal Audition for all principal roles, including Young Anna and Young Elsa! Get more details on the audition on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”) will teach a Matilda jazz dance class on March 19th, not March 14th as was previously announced. The class will take place in New Jersey; see the flyer below for more details!

The cast of Caroline, Or Change met the press last week! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Cate Elefante (Waitress), and Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) have booked an additional episode of “Sesame Street”!

Marcello Silva (A Christmas Story Live) will play Charlie Brown in You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown on March 21st, March 28th, and April 4th at 2:15pm in Simi Valley, CA!

You can see Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) in Fiddler on the Roof at Mountain Lakes High School in New Jersey this weekend! Get more details HERE.

Alum Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) took Teen Vogue inside a day in her life! Watch below:

Get a glimpse of rehearsals for Off-Broadway’s Whisper House on Playbill.com!

Here’s a new music video for “Drive It Like You Stole It” from Sing Street!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Sing Street, The Bedwetter, Medea, Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Flying Over Sunset, Whisper House, and The Lion King!